As the effects of climate change set in, and population and income growth exert increasing pressure on natural resources, food security is becoming a pressing challenge for countries worldwide.

This report is a component of the Research Program on Climate Change, Agriculture, and Food Security (CCAFS)–-funded project “Impacts of Climate Extremes on Future Water and Food Security in South Asia and East Africa.” The goal of the project was to characterize extreme drought events, to improve on a methodology to assess the probability of th

This new IFPRI report examines the current and potential strategies to fight hunger. It endeavors to respond to the challenge of growing food sustainably without degrading our natural resource base.

Coastal areas host a range of diverse habitats, including some of the most productive ecosystems on Earth in terms of goods and services. They are also the most inhabited areas on the planet, which makes them critically important both from an environmental
and a human point of view. Through a combination of direct and indirect impacts, including the effects of global warming, human